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Jobless Filipinos soar to 10 Mn — SWS

The number of jobless Filipinos continued to increase in the third quarter of 2019, reaching an estimated 10 million adults, based on the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey, conducted from Sept. 27 to 30, showed that the adult joblessness rate in the country has reached 21.5%, up from the 20.7%, or an estimated 9.8 million jobless adults, recorded in June. It was also higher than the 19.7%, or an estimated 9.4 million, jobless adults recorded in March.